Archive for the ‘California Wines’ Category

Winery of the Week: Dunning Vineyards – Paso Robles, Ca

Winery of the Week: Dunning Vineyards – Paso Robles, Ca

While Paso Robles has gained a mainstream reputation has a premier wine producing area in the last several years, the Dunning’s realized it’s potential...

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Winery of the Week: Tablas Creek – Paso Robles

Winery of the Week: Tablas Creek – Paso Robles

At Tablas Creek Winery, they are all about blending.  Whether it’s old world and new world or the Rhone Valley with Paso Robles, their goal is to produce...

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Winery of the Week: Sextant – Paso Robles

Winery of the Week: Sextant – Paso Robles

At Sextant, they believe in a “hands-off” approach to making wine.  Most important to them is selecting to right terroir for their grapes to grow, and...

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Winery of the Week: Hoyt Family Vineyards – Paso Robles

Winery of the Week: Hoyt Family Vineyards – Paso Robles

100 pounds of Cabernet and a kitchen.  That’s how the Hoyt family made its first wine.  They’ve advanced well beyond that initial venture and now...

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Winery of the Week: Croma Vera – Paso Robles, Ca

Winery of the Week: Croma Vera – Paso Robles, Ca

At Croma Vera, they specialize in Spanish grape varieties (like Tempanillo) and view shaping their wines as a work of art.  You see, co-founder Mindy Oliver was...

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Wines of the Week:  Grateful Grapes

Wines of the Week: Grateful Grapes

At the Grateful Grapes Wine Company, they do more than just produce a range of reasonable priced wines.  They also have a mission to do good.  Thus, 5% of profits...

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Wines of the Week: Bargains for Your BBQ

Wines of the Week: Bargains for Your BBQ

Now that we’re heading into the warm and sunny months of the year, it’s an ideal time for firing up the grill and busting out your secret (or store bought)...

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Wines of the Week: Under $20, 90 Points

Wines of the Week: Under $20, 90 Points

Once again, we continue our series focusing on high quality wines, with wide distribution, that can be found for $20 or less.  So add them to your shopping list,...

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Wines of the Week: Under $20, 90 Points

Wines of the Week: Under $20, 90 Points

We continue our series focusing on high quality wines, with wide distribution, that can be found for $20 or less.  So add them to your shopping list, scoff at those...

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Winery of the Week: Mazzocco – Dry Creek Valley, Ca

Winery of the Week: Mazzocco – Dry Creek Valley, Ca

We wrap up our exploration of Sonoma County’s Dry Creek Valley with Mazzocco Winery.  Their main focus is the area’s signature grape, Zinfandel, which...

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